Dr. Judson Cook, MD

Dr. Judson Cook, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
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Dr. Judson Cook, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Spine and Neurosurgical Associates of Austin

2200 Park Bend Dr Bldg 2

Austin, TX 78758
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cook performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neurostimulation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Cook's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Cook's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cook "Dr. Cook has over 10 years of neurosurgery experience. He practices a broad spectrum of spinal and neurological surgery with a strong emphasis on the conservative and operative management of spinal disorders. He strives to remain current on new surgical techniques and technologies and is actively involved in the evaluation and development of new spinal technologies. He also has an extensive amount of experience in neuromodulation (spinal and peripheral nerve stimulation for pain control) and has played an active role in the education of physicians across the country. Dr. Cook is dedicated to providing the appropriate conservative and operative management of all spinal and neurosurgical ailments and strives to fully educate his patients regarding their management options and expected outcomes."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
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44  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Maryland Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Maryland Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Certification in the Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating (CIDIR), 2010
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1996
Media & Publications
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1996
  • Chief Resident (Neurological Surgery), University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001-2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cook's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cook to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cook's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have had my first of two SI Joint fusions and I couldn’t be happier with the results! I am on my fourth week post op and I’m moving so well. The pain in the joint continues to improve. Dr Cook and His staff are fantastic and I look forward to one day being pain free. Dr Cook and his PA took so...more
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Dr. Cook came into my life not by choice but God new I needed an angel on earth. After a botched SCS placement and leaking spinal fluid for 20+days Dr. Judson Cook saved me.... not only was I giving up on myself but the pain was making me want to give up my life. Everyday he came to see me and...more
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Busy as can be but always seems to be able to spend all the time necessary to answer any questions. This is the third time my wife has used him for different procedures, the latest being major back surgery that took about 6 hours to complete. She is better than ever and we're thrilled with Dr....more
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Highest level of professionalism and bedside manner is superior. His 2 girls in the back with him are Rockstars!
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